Professor Perry Xiao is a Professor and Course Director in the School of Engineering at London South Bank University. He comes from Physics and Electronics background and his main research interest is to develop novel infrared and electronic sensing technologies for bioengineering and industrial applications. He is an expert in AI and authored four books including the latest: Practical Java Programming for IoT, AI, and Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence Programming with Python: From Zero to Hero, both with renowned publisher Wiley.

He is also a Director and Co-founder of Biox Systems Ltd, a university spin-out company, which designs and manufactures a patented, novel, condenser-chamber TEWL measurement technique – AquaFlux, and capacitive image instrument – Epsilon. AquaFlux and Epsilon have been used in over 200 organizations worldwide, including universities, hospitals and leading international cosmetic companies such as Unilever, P&G, L’Oreal, Johnson & Johnson, GSK, Boots, Colgate-Palmolive and Pfizer, etc.